Pharmacy Aseptic Suite, Dorchester County Hospital, Dorset

This small but crucial project was planned and implemented to minimise downtime and disruption to the Dorset County Hospital's Pharmacy Department.  The Aseptic Unit was formed to house state of the art equipment to assist in the delivery of all the pharmacy services needed by a busy district general hospital.

The employer's brief was clearly defined with specific requirements for minimising the downtime within the Pharmacy Unit.  As a result Acheson carefully planned the works to include ensuring all mechanical and electrical designs were checked and approved and materials and equipment on lead times purchased and taken into stock prior to the works commencing on site.

The Aseptic Unit manufactures chemotherapy injections in a sterile environment.  The sterile environment was created through several different measures and included the design of the unit with the air filtered to reduce airborne contaminants.  Acheson used its experience in creating Class 3 BS 5295 Clean Room standards at the Pathology Laboratories at Lisieux Way, Taunton and Musgrove Hospital.

The project was successfully completed within the busy environment of a fully operational department of this district general hospital to the NHS Trust's satisfaction. 

Category: Medical & Care

Overview

Location Dorchester, Dorset
Client Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Contract Value £100K

More Projects

See more Medical & Care projects by clicking the link(s) below:


Location


Contact

Tel: 01305 267938 (Head Office)

Tel: 02380 171671 (Hampshire Office)

Email: ac@achesonconstruction.com

Share

Related News
  • News from site December - Sherborne Care Home

    3rd Dec 2018

    News from site December - Sherborne Care Home

    Despite days lost to inclement weather the workers on Sherborne Care Home have continued to push on. The superstructure is now heading for the 1st floor and planks are due in place in early Janu... Read More

  • News from Site - Sherborne Care Home

    15th Oct 2018

    News from Site - Sherborne Care Home

    Its great to see Sherborne Care home beginning to rise out of the ground. Following a bulk dig, the sub-structure and drainage has been installed and the block & beam floor is taking shape. ... Read More

  • Barchester Healthcare - New Care Home, Sherborne

    24th Apr 2018

    Barchester Healthcare - New Care Home, Sherborne

    Barchester Healthcare specialise in delivering top quality care to older people, including those suffering from dementia. Acheson Construction will undertake the role of principal contr... Read More